Camp Invention is a week-long summer enrichment program that partners with schools across the country to reinforce the traditional school year with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) concepts through inquiry-based, hands-on engagement. The program is for students K-9th grade (grades 7-9 would attend as campers/counselor in training). The program will run the week of June 22, 2015 at F. A. March Elementary School as a part of the Easton Area School District Summer program. Camp Invention will run Monday - Friday 9:00 am-3:30 pm. The STEM curriculum is based upon challenges and activities created by inductees of the Nation Inventors Hall of Fame. Camp Invention provides the curriculum and materials. Register at www.campinvention.org
EAHS students spend two days learning from a team of Olympus employees about public speaking and interviewing skills . A big thank you to CIS and Olympus for providing such a wonderful opportunity to our students.
The Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010
The Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 requires all School Food Authorities (SFAs) to inform families about the availability and location of free meals for students over the summer months through the Summer Food Service Program.
To locate sites that serve free meals to children during the summer:
· Call 211
· Call 1.866.3Hungry or 1.877.8Hambre
· Text “MEALPA” to 877877 during the summer months
· Visit the website: www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks (note, this replaces the whyhunger.org website)
· Use the site locator for smartphones - Rangeapp.org
For additional information about the Summer Food Service Program please contact Mary Ringenberg at firstname.lastname@example.org or 717.783.6501.
EASD BOARD MEETING DATE CHANGE
Notice is hereby given that the Board of School Directors of the Easton Area School District have changed the date of the Standing Committee Meetings of Tuesday, June 9, 2015, to Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Easton Area Education Center, 1801 Bushkill Drive, Easton, PA.
FBLA will be hosting it's annual Dodgeball Tournament on Saturday, May 30 from 2-6. To join or make a team contact Mrs. Klein at email@example.com or Mrs. Letourneau at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Tickets may be purchased at the door - Adults $3, Students $2, children under 5 are free.
To view the Community Coalition Assessment Presentation presented by our EASD administration, please click the link in red, above, for the uStream video.
The Colonial Intermediate Unit will be hosting a Substitute Teacher Training program for individuals with Bachelor’s Degrees to become daily substitute teachers. The Easton Area School District will be one of several participating districts seeking trained individuals to serve as substitute teachers for the coming school year. Interviews will be conducted at the Colonial IU 20 Office in Easton. For further information click on the link in red, above.
The EASD is encouraging all parents to be aware of an increase of synthetic marijuana use among young people. Please click the link in red, above, for information regarding symptoms and who to contact if you are concerned.
Please click the link in red, above, to view Mr. Reinhart's memo of April 14, 2015, regarding the recommendations by the central office team to reorganize the use of facilities and the grade level configuration of the school district.
EAHS PTSA is seeking donations and volunteers for our annual Post Prom Party. This event provides a safe, fun atmosphere to every senior and a guest the night of the prom. Items needed include gift cards, board games, food and monetary donations. Support is requested from families in all grade levels, every little bit helps. Click the link in red, above, for sign up lists for volunteers and donations, as well as contact info!